Bioforsk Svanhovd: Norwegian Inst. of Agricultural and Environmental Research

Research and conference centre in NE Norway, 400 km N the Arctic Circle, close to Russia and Finland.

Description

DNA-laboratory accredited for genetic analyses of individual brown bears for population and conservation studies. Non-invasive surveys of brown-bear populations in N Europe.
Work with issues related to natural resources, ecosystem services, protected areas, biological diversity, climate-, environment- and agriculture-related research in the Barents Region.
Border-crossing school projects on evironment and climate.
Projects within nature-based tourism including logistic infrastructure and capacity building, such as bird-watching, national park visitor-centre.
Svanhovd Botanical Garden demonstrates regional cultivated and wild plants including ethnobiology.

Organisation type

Non-governmental organization/ non-profit

Areas covered



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